Coronavirus in India

Tamil Nadu reports first Covid-19 Omicron case, Nigeria returnee tests positive

The passenger, along with his family members who were asymptomatic, were admitted to The King Institute of Preventive Medicine and Research in Chennai and were 'doing fine'.

published on : 15th December 2021

Eight new cases of Omicron found in Maharashtra; none had history of overseas travel

The bulletin said one of those who have been infected with Omicron had travelled to Bengaluru, while the others had visited New Delhi.

published on : 14th December 2021

Dharavi resident who returned from Tanzania tests positive for Omicron; 11th case in Maharashtra

The man landed in Mumbai from Tanzania on December 4 and his samples were sent for genome sequencing when he tested positive for coronavirus.

published on : 10th December 2021

Health Ministry, agencies should assess requirement of vaccine booster shots: Parliament panel

Underlining that the nature and virulence of COVID-19 pandemic is 'unpredictable', the committee cautioned that alertness and preparedness cannot be compromised at any stage.

published on : 10th December 2021

Five of seven Omicron patients in Pune test negative for Covid-19: Maharashtra Deputy CM

These seven persons, including an NRI woman and her two daughters from Nigeria, had tested positive for Omicron in Pune last week.

published on : 10th December 2021

108 countries recognise Indian Covid vaccination certificate for travel purpose: Centre

Persons inoculated with such vaccines, which are listed under the WHO-EUL, are deemed to be protected by authorities of many countries and allowed to travel internationally, Bharati Pravin Pawar said.

published on : 10th December 2021

Lawyer tests positive for Covid, Tarun Tejpal case hearing postponed by Goa HC

Advocate Raunaq Rao told a division bench that a lawyer briefing senior counsel Amit Desai had tested COVID-19 positive, and requested a postponement, which was granted.

published on : 6th December 2021

Four flyers from 'at-risk' nations test Covid positive in Delhi, eight cases so far

Samples of the quartet sent for genome sequencing to ascertain if they have Omicron

published on : 3rd December 2021

Children less prone to severe Covid: ICMR-RMRC study

The positivity rate among those aged over 18 years (13.8 per cent) was relatively higher than those aged 0-17 years (11.6 per cent) and comparable with the overall positivity.

published on : 8th November 2021

Steady Covid vaccination pace among reasons behind low daily cases in Delhi, say experts

Over 1.95 vaccine doses have been administered in the national capital so far, with over 68.04 lakh being second doses, according to official figures.

published on : 16th October 2021

India's Covid recovery rate increases to 98 per cent; 18,132 new cases in 24 hours

The daily rise in new coronavirus infections has been below 30,000 for 17 straight days and less than 50,000 daily new cases have been reported for 106 consecutive days now.

published on : 11th October 2021

Covid vaccine certificates or negative test reports must for non-Maha devotees at Nanded temple

The administration has made negative RT-PCR (done within 72 hours) and rapid antigen (within 24 hours) test reports mandatory for devotees who have not undergone vaccination against coronavirus.

published on : 7th October 2021

Mu and C.1.2 variants of SARS-CoV2 not found in India so far: INSAOCG

The Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomics Consortium (INSACOG) said Mu has mutations that indicate potential immune escape properties.

published on : 15th September 2021

Sharp dip in antibodies after three-four months of receiving Covid vaccine, find researchers

ICMR’s Bhubaneswar centre study finds higher antibodies in those who took Covishield vaccine compared to Covaxin.

published on : 14th September 2021

58 per cent of adult population got one dose of Covid vaccine; second wave not over yet: Govt

Addressing a press conference, officials said India is still going through the second wave of coronavirus infections and it is not over yet.

published on : 9th September 2021
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